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Leading local news coverage on the Peninsula
Wednesday • June 18,2014 • Vol XIII,Edition 261
By Angela Swartz
Burlingame school officialswon’t appeal a judge’s ruling tostop construction at HooverElementary School, but they areasking to secure and stabilize thesite before an environmentalimpact report is conducted.On Tuesday, San Mateo CountySuperior Court judge Marie Weinermade no ruling at a hearing to con-sider the Burlingame ElementarySchool District’s request to dosome additional constructionwork at the site, which the districtcontends is necessary to secure thesite now that overall constructionhas been put on hold. She intendsto visit the school Thursday. InMay, Weiner ruled in favor of theAlliance for ResponsibleNeighborhood Planning that suedthe district stating it needs to pre-pare a full EIR on traffic impactsfor the entire property, whichmeans all construction must bestopped until this is done. At thispoint, the district doesn’t plan toappeal the final ruling,Superintendent Maggie MacIsaacsaid.Agroup of Hillsborough resi-dents filed the lawsuit in January2013. At a July 2013 hearing, thealliance’s attorney Kevin Haroff said the district failed to addresstraffic impacts in its December2012 mitigated negative declara-tion study and review. Amitigatednegative declaration is like anenvironmental impact review butless extensive. Haroff, whoattended the hearing Tuesday,believes the judge will take thealliance’s side in favor of notallowing any more work to be
Hoover constructionhalt won’t be appealed
Burlingame school officials want to secure propertybefore an EIR
By Samantha Weigel
Envisioning the future of SanMateo’s Central Park is underwayas the City Council, the Parks andRecreation Commission and thepublic discussed building a newrecreation center, relocatingamenities, constructing a plazaand potentially expanding thepark to promote open space astransit-oriented development con-tinues to boom. The proposal to update the SanMateo Central Park Master Planwas reviewed at a meeting Mondaynight. “The park’s been there for such along time, it really hasn’t beenupdated or upgraded and as webuild, almost a new city, with theTOD, transit development stuff, Ithink we need to upgrade our plansso it matches the rest of the city,”Mayor Robert Ross said. Central Park is at the southernend of downtown at El CaminoReal and Fifth Avenue and its cur-rent Master Plan was adopted in1982. Updating the plan is onestep in a line of many before anyprice tags are attached or physicalchanges are made. The city hasconducted a four-month-longpubic participation and outreach
Feedback onCentral Park Master Plan
San Mateo officials weigh in on update,changes both big and small discussed
By Angela Swartz
Deciding on how much commu-nity engagement to do before for-mulating ideas on overcrowdingissues in the San Mateo-FosterCity Elementary School District isa concern for its Next StepsAdvisory Committee.The committee is looking athosting what could end up being50 meetings to gather feedback onways of alleviating the lack of facilities in the district, withpotential town halls, focus
District’sovercrowding committeeworking on engagement options
Next Steps trying to find right balances of thoroughness,efficiency
By Samantha Weigel
When the next winter swellpicks up monstrous enough todraw surfers from all over the worldto risk their lives and compete inthe renowned MavericksInvitational, international specta-tors will be able to tune in and theathletes could take home a heftyprize after local organizers pairedwith a Los Angeles managementcompany.The invite-only event brings 24professional big wave surfers tothe thrilling break near PillarPoint Harbor in Half Moon Bay. Ithas changed hands throughout theyears and is currently being culti-vated by agroup of locals. Maverickspioneer Jeff Clark, his wifeCassandraClark, RockyRaynor andBrian Overfeltmake up theboard of direc-tors and have joined forces withCartel Management, a boutiquetalent agency owned by the youngGriffin Guess. “It’s not every day you find areally really good fit, both fromthe sense of business, also thesense of community. And [Guessis] really into this,” Clark said.“He’s been watching Mavericksfor years kind of go in and out of the highs and the lows. And we doa lot of things really well andsome of the things that we don’tdo well, he does better. So we’rereally looking forward to thispartnership getting underway andreally carving out a stable event.”Cartel’s star-studded portfolioincludes working with musiciansand athletes like Kanye West andBarry Bonds, along with organiza-tions and companies like the NFL,Apple, Victoria’s Secret andHarley-Davidson Motorcycles. Guess said taking over theMavericks brand and elevating it
New management for Mavericks
Local surf competition organizers pair with Cartel Management
A surfer catches a break during the Mavericks surf contest.A new management partnership seeks to focus moreon the surfers with an emphasis on their talent.
Griffin Guess
Wednesday • June 18,2014
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Rock musicianDizzy Reed is 51.
This Day in HistoryThought for the Day
President Lyndon B. Johnson andJapanese Prime Minister Hayato Ikedaspoke to each other by telephone asthey inaugurated the first trans-Pacificcable completed by AT&TbetweenJapan and Hawaii, and linked to exist-ing cables between Hawaii andCalifornia.
“The way of a superior man is three-fold;virtuous,he is free from anxieties;wise,he is free from perplexities;bold,he is free from fear.” 
— Confucius,Chinese philosopher (551-479 B.C.)
Rock singer SirPaul McCartney is72.Country singerBlake Shelton is38.
A Daly City police car is towed after blowing out a tire Tuesday afternoon.Police cars do not come equipped with a spare tire.
: Sunny. Highs in the mid60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday night:
Mostly clear in theevening then becoming partly cloudy.Lows around 50. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
: Mostly cloudy. Highs in thelower 60s. West winds 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday night:
Mostly cloudy.Patchy fog after midnight. Lows around 50. West winds 5 to15 mph.
: Cloudy in the morning then becoming partlycloudy. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 60s.
Friday night:
Partly cloudy in the evening then becom-ing cloudy. Lows around 50.
Saturday and saturday Night:
Cloudy. Highs in thelower 60s. Lows around 50.
Local Weather Forecast
In 1778, 
American forces entered Philadelphia as theBritish withdrew during the Revolutionary War.
In 1812, 
the War of 1812 began as the United StatesCongress approved, and President James Madison signed, adeclaration of war against Britain.
In 1815, 
Napoleon Bonaparte met his Waterloo as Britishand Prussian troops defeated the French in Belgium.
In 1873, 
suffragist Susan B. Anthony was found guilty bya judge in Canandaigua, New York, of breaking the law bycasting a vote in the 1872 presidential election. (The judgefined Anthony $100, but she never paid the penalty.)
In 1908
, William Howard Taft was nominated for presidentby the Republican National Convention in Chicago.
In 1912
, the Republican National Convention, whichwould nominate President William Howard Taft for anotherterm of office, opened in Chicago.
In 1940
, during World War II, British Prime MinisterWinston Churchill urged his countrymen to conduct them-selves in a manner that would prompt future generations tosay, “This was their finest hour.”
In 1953
, a U.S. Air Force Douglas C-124 Globemaster IIcrashed near Tokyo, killing all 129 people on board.Egypt’s 148-year-old Muhammad Ali Dynasty came to anend with the overthrow of the monarchy and the proclama-tion of a republic.
In 1972
, 118 people were killed in the crash of a Brussels-bound British European Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident 1Cshortly after takeoff from London Heathrow Airport.
he minimum wage in the UnitedStates in 1949 was 40 cents perhour.***“The Hank McCune Show” debuted onNBC in 1950 and ran for three years. Itwas the first television show to use alaugh track.***Power steering in cars became commer-cially available in 1951. Francis Davisof Massachusetts invented power steer-ing after working for the truck divisionof the Pierce Arrow Motor CarCompany.***On Oct. 15, 1952, General Electric cel-ebrated its 75th anniversary by givingfive shares of stock to any employeewho had a baby on that day. The compa-ny guessed there would be 13 births outof the 226,000 employees. However,none of the women on staff were underage 17 or over age 65, and it was thebaby boom era. There were 189 G.E.babies born that day.***TVGuide and Playboy Magazine bothdebuted in 1953. Do you know who waspictured on the cover of the first TVGuide? The cover girl of the firstPlayboy? See answer at end.***In 1954, Swanson & Sons sold 10 mil-lion TVdinners. After Thanksgiving1953, Swanson had 270 tons of unsoldturkey and needed to do something withit . Thus, TVdinners were invented. The98-cent meals had turkey, corn breaddressing, buttered peas and sweet pota-toes in aluminum trays.***Bert Parks (1914-1992) began his longcareer as host of the Miss America pag-eant in 1955. It was also the first yearthe pageant theme song, “There She IsMiss America,” was used. LeeMeriweather (born 1935) was MissAmerica 1955.***In January 1956, Elvis Presley’s (1935-1977) song “Heartbreak Hotel” wasreleased. The song sold more than 1million copies, making it Elvis’firstgold record.***Ray Romano, Matt Lauer, DonnyOsmond, Fran Drescher and Daniel Day-Lewis were all born in 1957.***The Brazilian National Soccer Teamwon the 1958 World Cup for soccer.***In Disney’s 1959 animated movie“Sleeping Beauty,” the girl fell into herdeep sleep when she was 16 years old.***“Ben-Hur” starring Charlton Heston(born 1924) won 11 Academy Awardsin 1960, including best picture, actorand director. The movie saved MGMfrom bankruptcy.***Jacques Cousteau (1910-1997) beganexploring the deep of the ocean in hispersonal research vessel, Calypso, in1961. The Calypso, an old minesweep-er, went around the world on underwaterexpeditions for the television series“The Undersea World of JacquesCousteau” (1968-1976).***John Glenn (born 1921) made historyin 1962 as the first American astronautto orbit the Earth. Glenn traveled at aspeed of 17,500 mph 160 miles aboveearth in the ship Friendship 7.***Felipe (born 1935), Jesus (born 1942)and Matty (born 1938) Alou were broth-ers and teammates on the San FranciscoGiants in 1963. That year, on Sept. 10at the Polo Grounds in New York, thethree brothers batted consecutively inthe same game for the same team; theonly time that has happened in profes-sional baseball.***
: Lucille Ball’s baby Desi Arnez Jr. was on the cover of the first issue of TVGuide on April 3-9, 1953. Lucille Ball was on the cover of TVGuide 34times throughout her career, more thanany other person. Marilyn Monroe was pictured, fully clothed, on the cover of the first Playboy in December 1953.
Know It All is by Kerry McArdle. It runs inthe weekend and Wednesday editions of theDaily Journal. Questions? Comments? Emailknowitall(at)smdailyjournal.com or call 344-5200 ext. 114.
(Answers tomorrow)WEARYBUILD GENTLE ENZYMEYesterday’sJumbles:Answer:They bought the discounted sunglasses afterseeing that they were — “EYE-DEAL”Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, assuggested by the above cartoon.
by David L. Hoyt and Jeff Knurek
Unscramble these four Jumbles,one letter to each square,to form four ordinary words.
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Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is 77. Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is 75. Actress Constance McCashin is 67.Actress Linda Thorson is 67. Rock musician John Evans (TheBox Tops) is 66. Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., is 64. ActressIsabella Rossellini is 62. Actress Carol Kane is 62. ActorBrian Benben is 58. Actress Andrea Evans is 57. Rock singerAlison Moyet is 53. Figure skater Kurt Browning is 48.Country singer-musician Tim Hunt is 47. Rock singer-musi-cian Sice (The Boo Radleys) is 45. Rhythm-and-blues singerNathan Morris (Boyz II Men) is 43. Actress Mara Hobel is 43.Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is 41.
 The Daily Derby race winners are Big Ben,No.4,,in first place;Lucky Star,No.2,in second place;andWhirl Win,No.6,in third place.The race time wasclocked at 1:40.59.
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Wednesday • June 18,2014
Sequoia Hospital Foundation names new president
The Sequoia Hospital Foundationannounced Gail Rudolph, CFRE joined theorganization as its new president this week. In addition to her role with the SequoiaHospital Foundation, Rudolph will alsoserve in a parallel role as vice president of Development and Community Relations forDignity Health’s Sequoia Hospital.Rudolph comes to Sequoia from theCleveland Clinic where she served as theNeurological Institute’s Senior Director of Development. She previously served as thevice president of the Foundation at CentegraHealth System nearChicago and as the direc-tor of development forNorthwestern University.Rudolph holds a mas-ter’s degree in HumanServices Administration,is a Certified FundRaising Executive(CFRE) and an activemember and frequentspeaker with the Association for HealthcarePhilanthropy.
• Legislationauthored by state
Sen.Mark Leno, D-SanFrancisco, 
to requiremore consumer infor-mation about furniturecontaining flame retardant chemicals passedthe
Assembly Environmental Safetyand Toxic Materials Committee
Tuesday with bipartisan support.
Senate Bill 1019
requires disclosure of the use or absence of flame retardant chemi-cals on existing furniture labels. The bill will be heard next in the
Assembly Business and ProfessionsCommittee
June 24.
• The
Board of Supervisors
adopted its$2.1 billion fiscal year 2014-15 budget,including up to $630,000 to reimburse the
for the cost of one courtcommissioner for the next three years.
Redwood City
is moving to anappointment-only schedule for passport-related services starting July 14. Residentsneeding services can schedule between 8:30a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesdayand 9 a.m. to noon Fridays by calling 780-7220. Passport service in Spanish andEnglish is at the
City Clerk’s Office, City Hall
, second floor, 1017 MiddlefieldRoad, Redwood City.• The
San Mateo County HarborDistrict Board of Commissioners
willreview and vote on its 2014-15 fiscal yearbudget Wednesday night. The proposedbudget outlines drawing about $2 millionfrom its $11.5 million in reserves to coveran estimated $10 million in expenses forthe coming year. The board made a motionto adopt the budget at its June 5 meeting.However, it did not adopt the budget by res-olution therefore it was not formallyapproved. The board will discuss and takeaction on the proposed budget at a meetingstarting 6 p.m. June 18 at 33 Arroyo Drive,South San Francisco. • The
San Mateo City Council
unani-mously approved its $205 million budgetfor the 2014-15 fiscal year. The council alsoapproved its fire department’s request torelocate Foster City’s
Truck 28
to SanMateo as part of the joint agreement toshare fire services between Belmont, FosterCity and San Mateo.
Gail Rudolph
Local brief
Suspicious circumstances
. Agroup of  juveniles were reported for staging a rapescene with a knife for a film on Village Drivebefore 3:26 p.m. Wednesday, June 11.
Assault with a deadly weapon.
Ateenager was arrested for beating up hisfather and threatening to kill him onHastings Drive before 8:22 a.m. Wednesday,June 11.
Suspicious circumstances.
Aman in avehicle was reported for offering to selldrugs to people at Broadway and FifthAvenue before 11:56 a.m. Monday, June 9.
Suspicious circumstances.
Aman in anorange shirt was reported for attempting topull a manhole cover off and running in andout of traffic on El Camino Real before 3:42p.m. Sunday, June 8.
Petty theft
. Two men and a woman werearrested for petty theft on the 1100 block of Old County Road before 5:50 p.m. Sunday,June 15.
. Police responded to a vandal-ism incident on the first block of ChestnutStreet before 6 a.m. Friday, June 13.
. Awoman was cited for driving underthe influence on the 1200 block of HollyStreet before 2:25 a.m. Friday, June 13.
. Police responded to a report of avehicle burglary at Bing Street and IndustrialRoad before 10 p.m. Thursday, June 12.
Petty theft.
Police responded to a report of a petty theft incident on the 100 block of Industrial Road before 1 p.m. Thursday, June12.
. Aman was arrested for driving underthe influence on the 1000 block of HollyStreet before 12:46 a.m. Wednesday, June11.
Police reports
It should be there
Aman reported being unable to find hisiPhone after leaving it on top of his carand then driving off on Rollins Road inBurlingame before 11:37 a.m.Thursday, May 29.

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